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Red River College Design Showcase 2012

April 11, 2012

WEDNESDAY, MAY 2, 2012 | 9:30AM-7:00PM RRC Roblin Centre | 160 Princess Street

Graphic Design | Advanced Graphic Design | Digital Media Design | 3D Computer Graphics

Come and see the incredible work our students have done: illustration, print design, package design, environmental design, 3D animation, web designs and motion graphics.

For more information contact Chris Brower, at

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Entrepreneurial Spirit at RRC

March 26, 2012

One of the greatest things about the Business Administration program is what is known as the EP project. This stands for Entrepreneurial Practicum. What better way to learn about business than to actually start one? And what better way to start a business than in the comfort of your own college? Whether going into business for yourself is your goal at the end of the day or not, students certainly come away with a greater understanding of what it takes to go into business from all angles. On Thursday, March 22, a trade show was held to exhibit the projects once they have been completed by the Business Administration programs second year students. The event is attended by business professionals, first year students and RRC staff and the students are judged on their projects. This years’ show had everything from an online pet community to eco-friendly diapers.

Taras Wasyliw is an instructor that helped facilitate the EP project this year. Taras explained one students experience in the program, “I heard a student speak about the project who had reservations about it from the beginning because she didn’t have any intention of actually becoming an entrepreneur. What she told me that she learned from the experience was that the project isn’t just for people who want to start their own businesses but it teaches you to be entrepreneurial, innovative and to take initiative whether it is through running your own business or working in someone else’s.” Wasyliw also explained that this practical component of the program helps students to develop the skills the employers are looking for.

The Business Administration Diploma program is an excellent foundation of education that you can transfer to any industry. Depending on the major that you choose in your second year, there are many credits that are transferrable directly to University of Winnipeg and University of Manitoba’s business programs if a degree is what you are after. Not to mention that many of our students segway into the CGA program (Certified General Accountant) as well because of a number of transferable credits to that program.

For more information about the Business Administration diploma program at Red River College, check out our website at

Jennifer Powell, Student Recruitment Officer

Visit RRC at the Brandon Career Symposium March 5-7

March 2, 2012

Red River College will be attending the Brandon Career Symposium, Monday, March 5 to Wednesday, March 7, 2012. We will have a number to booths with instructors and recruitment staff available to answer questions. Learn about any of Red River College’s programs and meet staff from the following programs:

  • Business/Technology Teacher Education
  • Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Vocational Teacher Education
  • Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Automotive Technician
  • Outdoor Power Equipment Technician
  • Heavy Duty Equipment Mechanic

Also in attendance will be Recruitment Officers from Aboriginal Student Support Services and Community Relations, Continuing and Distance Education, and Enrolment Services.

Check out the website for the Brandon Career Symposium for more information:

Hope to see you there!!

Jennifer Powell, Student Recruitment Officer

Creative Communications Independent Professional Projects

March 2, 2012

MARCH 7-9 | Winnipeg Convention Centre |  Presentation Theatre (Second Floor)

Students enrolled in RRC’s Creative Communications program are presenting their annual Independent Professional Projects.  I want to encourage any student who has applied for Creative Communications, or is interested in possibly applying in the future to check this event out.  Learn more about the year long projects these students have been working on.

For more information visit


Technical Communication Information Night

February 27, 2012

Tuesday, March 6, 2012 7pm

RRC Roblin Centre | 160 Princess Street | A104

There is a growing demand for technical writers in this province and throughout North America. If you’ve ever wanted to make a career out of writing and researching, a career in Technical Communications could be for you. Join us for an information session where you can ask questions and hear more about RRC’s two-year Technical Communication program.

For more information contact Chris Brower, Program Coordinator at

Enter to win a $500 Tuition Credit just for visiting RRC’s Open House

February 14, 2012

If you are thinking about applying to Red River College, whether you are starting your career, changing direction in your career or upgrading your skills, visit Open House next week: Tuesday, February 21 from 12:00 – 3:00 p.m. and 5:00 – 8:00 p.m. and Wednesday, February 22 from 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome!

This is your chance to see inside labs and classrooms, attend an information session, meet instructors, take a campus tour, visit student lounges, take a free shuttle to explore another Winnipeg campus, celebrate our diverse college community and much, much more….

In addition to entering your name to win one of our many gift certificates for retailers such as Earl’s, Joey’s, Best Buy, iTunes, Starbucks and Sport Chek, your ballot could also win you $500 towards your tuition at Red River College…

Visit our Open House website for more information:

Jennifer Powell, Student Recruitment Officer

RRC’s Open House: Save the date

January 11, 2012

Mark the dates Tuesday, February 21 and Wednesday, February 22 on your calendar….

RRC will be opening their doors during their upcoming annual Open House. Everyone is welcome. See for yourself why RRC is renowned for hands on learning, small class sizes, work experience and short programs that enable a smooth transition into the career you are looking to pursue.

In addition to meeting instructors and other RRC staff, exploring the areas of the campus that are of interest to you, you are eligible to enter to win prizes like our Open House $500.00 Tuition Credit, gift cards for your favourite retailers and restaurants, and much more….

For more information, check out our Open House website at

See you there!

Jennifer Powell, Student Recruitment Officer

Digital Media Design Information Night

January 5, 2012

TUESDAY, JANUARY 17, 2012 | 7 pm RRC Roblin Centre | 160 Princess Street | Main Floor | Room A104

  • See examples of student work
  • Learn more about the program
  • Ask questions about the application process, and portfolio requirments

Digital Media Design is a two-year program that teaches graphic design, video and motion graphics, web design and development, and 3D animation. Graduates get jobs as web designers, videographers, graphic designers, video game designers, 2D and 3D animators, and other new media jobs.

For more information contact Chris Brower, Program Coordinator at


Creative Communications Information Night

January 4, 2012

MONDAY, JANUARY 16, 2012 | 6 – 8 pm RRC Roblin Centre | 160 Princess Street | Main Floor | Room P107

Creative Communications is hosting an information night for anyone who is interested in learning more about the two year RRC diploma or four year joint degree program with The University of Winnipeg. Drop by during the evening to

• tour the facilities and meet faculty and current students

• talk to admissions staff for both RRC & the U of W

• ask questions about the program and entrance process

For more information contact Tracey Seida, Program Coordinator at

Check out the invitation below:

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CreCommedy Night 2012

November 4, 2011

LOL, and ROTFL, are two very common acronyms that you most likely use when texting your friends.  Well on November 7 Red River College’s Creative Communications students will be looking to make you laugh out loud, and Roll On The Floor Laughing.  Students in the second year Comedy Writing class will perform stand up comedy using their own original material.

If you are interested in the RRC Creative Communications Program this is a great way to observe one of the many types of projects you yourself would have to complete.  To learn more about the Creative Communications program offered at RRC check out

Cre Commedy Night – Class of 2012

November 7th, 2011

Rumor’s Restaurant & Comedy Club

190-2025 Corydon Ave Winnipeg, MB

Doors Open at 6:45pm

Show Starts at 8:00pm

Tickets are $10 at the door


Clint Thiessen,
Recruitment Officer